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.m. eastern, massachusetts senator john kerry testifies before the foreign relations committee. is it against the confirmation process for john kerry and secretary of state. he is scheduled to be introduced by secretary of state hillary clinton. >> this started in the 1940s with sylvia porter. and has been in the 1930s, the hard economic times of the 1930s. we see everything from alcoholics anonymous to napoleon thinking they can get rich and fascism and communism, and that was something that you can feel at the time. there is a cool thing going on at that time. and so we developed personal-finance out of this. sylvia's goal is to educate people so that the great depression will never happen again. but it is of its time. the idea that we can teach people certain skills and that they learn these skills, we will all be okay. >> the dark side of the personal-finance industry on "after words" on c-span2. look for more booktv online. like us on facebook. >> british prime minister david cameron says that if the conservative party is returned to power at the next election, there will be a general re
to be central to the nation. the second thing we learn is the importance of having a vision. professor john cotter noted two of the most important tasks of any leader are to cast a compelling vision for the future and inspire and motivate people to pursue it. the vision has to be a clear and compelling picture where you want to go. our preferred picture of the future. moses at the same set of egypt, but that is not enough. quickly they crumbled and desired to go to egypt where there is lakes and cucumbers. the wilderness was hard. moses had to constantly been the motivation. he said were marching to the promised land, a land flowing with alcan honey or we can worship freely, love, practice justice, where we can live in harmony. a compelling vision unifies us. it excites us come of these to a willingness to sacrifice and abuse them with a sense of purpose. kotter suggested the average american company struggled with the lack of vision, a compelling vision at least. as a pastor the same is true of local churches, congregations don't remember their purpose and they no longer see a compelling v
. followed the be luncheon at the capitol. the president began the day at st. john's episcopal church in washington. here's the president's motorcade that morning and the first family's arrival at the church. >> the 1930s with sylvia porter and it's really a spinoff out of the self-help movements of the 1930s. the 1930s are known from everything from the hard neck time -- economic times, you see everything from alcoholic anonymouses develop to thinking they can get rich to various social activist movements. fast -- fascism and communism, and sylvia porter's goal is to educate people so that the depression will never happen again but it's very much in a way of its time. an idea that we can teach people certain skills, and if they learn these skills we'll all be company. >> the dark side of the personal finances industry. saturday night at 10:00 on c-span2. and look for more booktv online. like us on face book. >> you're watching c-span2, will politics politics and public affairs. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [in
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